‘May God bless Archbishop Desmond Tutu’ • Today News Africa


U.S. President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and First Lady Jill Biden on Sunday eulogized South Africa’s anti-apartheid hero Archbishop Desmond Tutu who passed earlier in the day at the age of 90.

They wrote, “On this morning after Christmas, we are heartbroken to learn of the passing of a true servant of God and of the people, Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa.

“We were blessed to spend time with him on several occasions over the past many years. His courage and moral clarity helped inspire our commitment to change American policy toward the repressive Apartheid regime in South Africa. We felt his warmth and joy when we visited him during the 2010 World Cup that celebrated the diversity and beauty of his beloved nation. And, just a few months ago, we joined the world in celebrating his 90th birthday and reflecting on the power of his message of justice,…

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